Period
to 16 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 157 181 115
Rank change year-on-year +24 -66 -40
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 51 57 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.16% 0.98% 2.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.42% 3.97% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 42 45 160
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.04% +8.24%
10th Percentile £31,250 £23,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +10.00%

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,153 1,437 2,117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 26.26% 24.78% 30.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,008 1,193 1,846
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,800 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +39 31 £40,000 +6.67% 5
Pontefract - 9 - -
Ilkley - 6 £32,500 -
Bradford +19 5 £40,000 -15.79% 2
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (90.20%) SQL
3 34 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 33 (64.71%) Microsoft
5 27 (52.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (39.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (37.25%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
11 16 (31.37%) Windows
12 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Excel
12 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (29.41%) Windows Server
13 14 (27.45%) Tableau
13 14 (27.45%) Data Quality
14 13 (25.49%) Visualisation
14 13 (25.49%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (25.49%) .NET
15 12 (23.53%) C#
15 12 (23.53%) Management Information System
15 12 (23.53%) Migration
16 11 (21.57%) VMware
16 11 (21.57%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (21.57%) Kimball Methodology
17 10 (19.61%) SDLC
17 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.88%) IIS
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Azure
2 4 (7.84%) Office 365
3 1 (1.96%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) Firewall
2 9 (17.65%) SAN
3 3 (5.88%) Broadband
3 3 (5.88%) DNS
3 3 (5.88%) VoIP
4 2 (3.92%) DHCP
4 2 (3.92%) NAS
4 2 (3.92%) SMTP
4 2 (3.92%) SNMP
5 1 (1.96%) IPsec
5 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (52.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (39.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
7 11 (21.57%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (7.84%) Big Data
9 4 (7.84%) QlikView
9 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (3.92%) MOLAP
10 2 (3.92%) OLAP
10 2 (3.92%) OLTP
10 2 (3.92%) ROLAP
11 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.96%) Power BI
11 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.92%) WinDbg
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) Subversion
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (60.78%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Senior Developer
4 9 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 9 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Senior .NET Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (11.76%) IT Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) Business Developer
7 3 (5.88%) DBA
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.92%) SQL BI Developer
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server BI Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) .NET
2 10 (19.61%) .NET Framework
2 10 (19.61%) XML
3 9 (17.65%) CSS
3 9 (17.65%) CSS3
3 9 (17.65%) HTML
3 9 (17.65%) HTML5
4 5 (9.80%) MDX
5 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.96%) COM
5 1 (1.96%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.88%) Handset
4 2 (3.92%) Replication
4 2 (3.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Windows
2 15 (29.41%) Windows Server
2 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (25.49%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (25.49%) Visualisation
4 12 (23.53%) Migration
5 11 (21.57%) Kimball Methodology
6 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 10 (19.61%) SDLC
7 9 (17.65%) MVVM
8 8 (15.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (13.73%) ETL
9 7 (13.73%) Secure Coding
10 6 (11.76%) Business Continuity
10 6 (11.76%) Incident Management
10 6 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (9.80%) High Availability
11 5 (9.80%) Network Management
11 5 (9.80%) Security Monitoring
11 5 (9.80%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (90.20%) SQL
2 34 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 12 (23.53%) C#
4 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) MCSE
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.80%) MCSA
2 5 (9.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.92%) CCNP
4 2 (3.92%) CCSP
4 2 (3.92%) CCVP
4 2 (3.92%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.96%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (27.45%) Data Quality
2 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.84%) SLA
3 1 (1.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Hyper-V
2 6 (11.76%) vSphere
3 5 (9.80%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.92%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) Backup Exec
2 5 (9.80%) SCCM
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 33 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (27.45%) Tableau
3 11 (21.57%) VMware
4 4 (7.84%) Qualys
5 3 (5.88%) HP
6 2 (3.92%) Dell
6 2 (3.92%) Sonus
7 1 (1.96%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.96%) Adobe
7 1 (1.96%) Avaya
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco
7 1 (1.96%) Citrix
7 1 (1.96%) ESET
7 1 (1.96%) F5
7 1 (1.96%) Freshdesk
7 1 (1.96%) IDERA